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Greenville Health System | Simpsonville, South Carolina
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Job Summary

The Associate Quality Specialist will focus on one or more areas of clinical practice performance improvement and practice transformation.  Under the direct supervision of senior staff, coordinates and supports clinical initiatives that promote high quality care across the network using best practice models of care. Supports the services and activities for the performance reporting and quality improvement program between the accountable care organization (ACO) and/or clinically integrated network (CIN) and the practices/providers in the network. Supports the required data collection and reporting and works with the providers/practices and CCI data operations teams to identify and report appropriate clinical information. Collaborates with the practices and providers in order to drive improvement in operational performance and clinical outcome measurements. Supports Senior Quality Specialists and Quality Specialists in their efforts to (i) apply for or maintain clinical quality programs such as Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) or other similar primary care or specialist quality programs, including recognition updates, upgrades and renewals, (ii) direct activities for integrating new practices into the quality program(s) and associated processes and (iii) report quality performance to CMS for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in addition to other reporting projects as applicable to commercial and government payors. Serves as an educational resource for the practices and providers and ensures they are well-educated about programs and supports them in their understanding of practice transformation, quality reporting and related initiatives. Works with the performance management team to compile data and improve individual physician performance as necessary. Acts as a resource and liason between the practices/providers and the network’s performance management team.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree - Health sciences, social work, public health, biology, chemistry or a related field

Minimum Experience

1 year - Healthcare services expereince including nursing, office/practice management, medical assistant, medical/claims coding, EHR/EMR data input or data analytics in another field/industry

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)


In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

In lieu of Minimum Education, a two-year associate's degree or two years work toward a healthcare related degree at an accrediated college or university and two year's related work experience may be substituted. In lieu of Minimum Experience, a combination of  internships, volunteer opportunities or other experiences that are related to health care and/or health services can be substituted for up to 1 year of work experience.

Other Required Experience

Healthcare quality and process improvement experience - Preferred

Experience with databases, statistics and mapping software/tools - Preferred

Experience working with or supporting health care professionals - Preferred

Position Posting Category

Non Clinical Professional/Technical

About Greenville Health System

Greenville, SC

GHS employs over 10,000 people. Our system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,268 beds on 5 campuses. We offer 7 residency programs, 7 fellowships and a 4-year medical education program: University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville, located on GHS’ Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. We are a designated Level I Emergency Trauma Center and also have a separate research facility.

Greenville, SC is a beautiful place to live and work. Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte, it is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

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